Resilience and humanitarian response

Watch

How media and communication can be used to help those most in need in the aftermath of a disaster.

It looks like you don't have Flash enabled on your computer. To view all of the content on this website you will need to install the Flash player.

For information on how to do this, please visit the BBC WebWise guide to downloading Flash

p00nt97d
DonateCharity number 1076235

Our work on resilience and humanitarian response

BBC Media Action uses media and communication to increase resilience and improve humanitarian responses. In particular we aim to increase people’s ability to secure food and water, improve their economic security and opportunities, reduce their risk to disaster, and increase their ability to survive and cope with humanitarian emergencies. Media and communication can help build the resilience of people vulnerable to shocks and long-term trends by providing information, by changing attitudes towards risk and innovation, by supporting dialogue that will facilitate positive change and by encouraging greater accountability in service provision and policy making.

Watch

30 second films about why our work matters

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.